[theme-reviewers] Clarification of Theme Naming Rules

yulian yordanov yul.yordanov at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 20:31:30 UTC 2013

Soon it will be in WP Repo as well, I'm reviewing it :)

On 6.2.2013 ?. 21:56 ?., Otto wrote:
> Okay, when I wrote the below, I swear that I had not read this from 2
> weeks earlier.
> http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2013/01/16/frank-a-wordpress-theme-designed-for-speed/
> Dangit.
> -Otto
> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 11:19 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Stuart Wider <stuartwider at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> So for example,
>>> 'Retroactive Mobile'
>>> I would say this would be good name... as the name lets you know exactly
>>> what it is. Its probably a Retro theme and its mobile.
>>> 'Futurizmo Pet Store'
>>> Again I would say that this is a good name as you can see from the title
>>> that this theme is likely to be futuristic and pet store related.
>> And I thought I was bad at naming things. ;-)
>> I'm not judging here, guys, but... names are just names. They don't
>> have to be descriptive of the thing in question. "Akismet". "Jetpack".
>> For all it really matters, I'm pretty sure you could call it "Frank"
>> and have it do just fine, as long as it was a good theme and had a
>> good description.
>> If you want description for the user to see and the search to find,
>> then we have a very big long description field for that. You're better
>> off focusing on that text than worrying so much about the name.
>> -Otto
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